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HRW: Haiti

  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    Political instability in 2017 hindered the Haitian government’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people, resolve long-standing human rights problems, or address continuing humanitarian crises. The United Nations peacekeeping mission operating…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti’s bid to end mandate of Independent Expert abrupt and non-consultative
    Once again, we are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in your discussion of the five key aspects of the human rights situation in Haiti. The five key human rights concerns at focus in your report remain Human R…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti should not leave Civil Society out of decision on mandate
    We wish to congratulate Haiti on the inauguration of President Jovenel Moise in February of this year and hope that he and his administration will make human rights a priority.Human Rights Watch continues to have deep concerns related to dire public…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    The continuing political crisis in Haiti, spurred by contested presidential elections in 2015, led to a power vacuum at the head of state. President Michel Martelly’s term of office expired in February 2016, and the 120-day term of provisional Pres…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti: Stateless People Trapped in Poverty

    Haiti: Stateless People Trapped in Poverty

    Expand A pregnant woman rests on the floor while attending a Sunday mass at a camp for Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent returning or deported from the Dominican Republic o…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

    Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

    It’s hard to imagine another disaster on the scale of the 2010 earthquake and the subsequent cholera epidemic in Haiti. Yet the latest reports on the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew, which hit Haiti on October 4, suggest its devastating ef…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Horrors of a Hurricane, Doubled by Statelessness

    The Horrors of a Hurricane, Doubled by Statelessness

    Hurricane “Matthew” is set to hit Haiti and Jamaica. Southern Haiti will likely be hit hard, including Anse-a-Pitres, one of the poorest and most remote areas of the island. My thoughts tonight are with Haitians, but also with the perha…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • OAS: Save Human Rights Body

    OAS: Save Human Rights Body

    Expand A protester holds up a sign next to relatives of some of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa College Raul Isidro Burgos during a march in Mexico City. © 2016 Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on Haiti
    Thank you, Mr. Gallon for your continued work on human rights in Haiti.We are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in Haiti in your discussion of the five key aspect of the human rights situation in Haiti. In pa…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Haiti

Stabroek News

  • newAttorney General condemns charges against ministers as malicious

    Attorney General condemns charges against ministers as malicious

    Attorney General Basil Williams SC today condemned private criminal charges brought by PPP/C MPs against two government ministers as “malicious”.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Apr 18, 4:25pm -
  • newIndia approves death penalty for rape of girls under 12

    India approves death penalty for rape of girls under 12

    NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – India’s cabinet today approved the death penalty for rapists of girls below the age of 12, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an emergency meeting in response...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Apr 18, 4:16pm -
  • newLIAT CEO: Taxes on flights too high

    LIAT CEO: Taxes on flights too high

    (Barbados Nation) Caribbean governments are being encouraged to revisit the level of taxation on airline tickets.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Apr 18, 4:13pm -
  • newGayle force takes Kings XI top of the standings

    Gayle force takes Kings XI top of the standings

    KOLKATA, India, CMC – Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle uncorked another gem of a half-century as Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets under Duckworth/Lewis, to storm to...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Apr 18, 2:51pm -
  • newGuyanese UK group donates to First Lady’s projects

    Guyanese UK group donates to First Lady’s projects

    First Lady, Sandra Granger on Tuesday received a donation of £2000 from the Guyana United Kingdom (UK) Social Development Association (GUSDA) in support of her activities aimed at empowering women...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Apr 18, 2:39pm -
  • newGov’t ordered to pay TPL $1.7B in damages over Turkeyen land

    Gov’t ordered to pay TPL $1.7B  in damages over Turkeyen land

    The government was yesterday ordered to pay over $1.7 billion in damages to Toolsie Persaud Limited (TPL), after losing its challenge to the company’s ownership of land at Turkeyen, including the...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Apr 18, 2:19am -
  • newNew house-to-house registration could derail polls, PPP warns

    New house-to-house registration could derail polls, PPP warns

    The opposition PPP yesterday said that the PNCR’s call for a house-to-house registration exercise to produce a new voters’ list “reeks of desperation” and could derail local government elections set...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Apr 18, 2:18am -
  • newWalkout shuts down GGMC’s Brickdam office

    Walkout shuts down GGMC’s Brickdam office

    The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission’s (GGMC) Brickdam Office was shut down yesterday morning after scores of workers walked out, in protest against the ongoing mercury burning at the Guyana Gold...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Apr 18, 2:17am -
  • newDisabled Berbice woman, 86, raped in home

    Disabled Berbice woman, 86, raped in home

    A visually-impaired and bedridden 86-year-old woman was raped in her home at Berbice early last Friday morning and her family is now calling for justice.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Apr 18, 2:16am -
  • newThomas calls for local ownership of corruption fight

    Thomas calls for local ownership of corruption fight

    With the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) close to mounting its first set of cases, its Director Professor Clive Thomas yesterday made an appeal for Guyanese to take ownership of the fight against...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Apr 18, 2:15am -

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